Renewable Energy Investment in Africa Hits $3.6 Billion

The Managing Director of Bank of Industry (BOI), Ms Evelyn Oputu has said that the total investments in renewable energy in Africa rose from...

Developing world must lead on green economic policy

Yet more failure to make much progress on climate change in Durban means that developing countries must exert stronger political pressure. Climate talks have not...

Is Africa ready for safe nuclear power?

As Japan's nuclear accidents send shockwaves round the world, Alex Abutu explores whether Africa is ready to provide safe nuclear power. The disasters that struck...

Soil project seeks to soak up excess carbon

By Tania Rabesandratana - SciDev.Net France is leading a worldwide push to increase the amount of carbon locked in soils through better farming practices. Supporters of...

Geothermal Energy On Rise In Eastern Africa

Eastern Africa has a real need for locally generated electricity, and the Eastern Africa Rift System offers huge opportunities for the generation of geothermal energy — but until now, companies...

USTDA Accepting Proposals For Clean Energy Projects In Africa Through September 26

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is expanding its investments in sustainable energy projects across sub-Saharan Africa. An implementing agency of both the Power...

South Africa: Low-Income Citizens Enjoy Getting Into Hot Water

At the recent U.N. climate conference in Durban, the South African government promoted its solar water heating programme as a way to cut planet-warming...

An Enlightened Energy Solution for Rural Africa

Mobisol joins the Business Call to Action with a commitment to connect 800,000 Kenyans with clean, affordable solar energy. Solar energy provider Mobisol has joined...

ECOWAS federation of business women, entrepeneurs gets Nigerian chapter

ABUJA, Nigeria, March 20, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The ECOWAS Federation of Business Women and Entrepreneurs (ECOWAS-FEBWE) has launched its Nigeria Chapter with...

Ban launches high-level group to mobilize action on sustainable energy for all

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the members of a high-level group tasked with mobilize action among governments, the private sector and civil society for one...

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